At BQ Watches, we receive a lot of queries about how we grade the condition of our Rolex watches. We use the classifications below when both buying and selling Rolexes.


Brand new Rolex and still has the protective stickers on. The Rolex is still in its original box and is presented with papers.


The watch is pre-owned and been worn. However, the Rolex will still be in flawless condition with no scratches and there will be minimal band stretch, if any.


The Rolex is still in excellent condition with no scratches, and there is average to moderate band stretch.


Usually classic timepieces that have been restored by our team of Rolex specialists based on the parts available. The case and bracelet of the piece may or may not be polished based on the Rolex’s model and desirability.